England v India: Rain delays start of second Test at Lord's

Ollie Pope only managed eight runs in his first innings for the England Lions against India A

Ollie Pope only managed eight runs in his first innings for the England Lions against India A

The ringing of the five-minute bell at a Lord's Test by an worldwide cricketer, administrator or well-known enthusiast of the sport is a recent tradition introduced in 2007.

Showers are forecast for much of the day.

England and India were left frustrated at Lord's with persistent rain wiping out the whole of day one of the second Test.

The bell-ringers for the subsequent days of the Test match will be announced via the Lord's website each day.

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We should find out what we need to know at approximately 10.30am local time, with play scheduled to start at 11. Talking about the ongoing Test series, India lost the 1st Test at Edgbaston by 31 runs.

Neither team have named their final XI, although 20-year-old batsman Ollie Pope will make his England debut.

Stokes took three wickets on Sunday's fourth and last day at Edgbaston, including the prize scalp of India captain Virat Kohli.

India have played 58 Tests on English soil, but could only win six of them.

England have yet to decide whether Chris Woakes, a fellow pace-bowling all-rounder, or off-spinner Moeen Ali will replace Stokes.

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